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File #: 22-5272    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Necessity Status: Passed
File created: 8/25/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval to decree that the Hardy Toll Road Downtown Connector serves a public purpose and public necessity requiring the Harris County Real Property Division be directed to acquire an easement from Kurtz Properties LTD for access to the future Hardy Toll Road Downtown Connector.
Attachments: 1. 22-5272 - Parcel 156E Parcel Plat Legal Description
Department: Toll Road Authority
Department Head/Elected Official: Roberto Trevi?o, P.E., Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Public Necessity

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Kurtz Properties LTD

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval to decree that the Hardy Toll Road Downtown Connector serves a public purpose and public necessity requiring the Harris County Real Property Division be directed to acquire an easement from Kurtz Properties LTD for access to the future Hardy Toll Road Downtown Connector.
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Background and Discussion:
The access for maintenance of Harris County TR 1104 (Tract A) and the existing storm sewer trunkline is restricted by the proximity of Union Pacific and BNSF facilities. In addition to Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) not being able to access the tract, as it is currently landlocked by the rail lines, Kurtz Properties LTD needs additional storm sewer and detention capacity.

To meet the needs of both parties, Kurtz Properties LTD will allow HCTRA to utilize existing driveways serving Houston Foam Plastics to access Tract A through an access easement. In return for the access easement, HCTRA will allow 6.19 cfs of stormwater runoff from the future development of Houston Foam Plastics Building 4 into the HCTRA storm sewer trunkline and provide 0.73 acre-feet of detention volume within HCTRA's detention facility. The Harris County Real Property Division will assist HCTRA to develop and negotiate an agreement documenting the terms and conditions of this access easement.

Expected Impact:
HCTRA's Engineer has determined the proposed site development will not increase the discharge to the proposed Hardy Toll Road Downtown drainage system as th...

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